Features and Benefits
Sophora root is frequently used together with Bassia fruit and Dictamnus bark in formulas to treat itchy skin lesions such as eczema, dermatitis and urticaria. It has been shown to have the following actions: bacteriostatic, antifungal, anti-protazoal. Atractylodes lancea rhizome (blue atractylodes) is used orally in formulas to treat a variety of disorders of the GIT, skin and joints. It has been shown to have the following actions: hypoglycaemic, anticancer, increases excretion of sodium and potassium.
Symptoms that may be improved:
Mild to moderate itching and inflammation of the skin, Skin lesions have been present for 2 weeks or more, Papules and vesicles (less than in acute stage), Exudation and crusting of lesions, Tongue is normal or swollen with tooth marks, with a thick coat that may be white or yellow, Pulse is slippery or floating and may also be rapid.